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post #1 of 3 Old 07-02-2011, 06:32 PM Thread Starter
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Axle swap pros and cons

I wanted to see what you all thought of swapping in a Dana 44 and a chevy 10 bolt under the jeep. Does anyone know how much wider they are than the stock axles?

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Need more info. D44's come in many flavors. Also hav'nt read/heard many Jeepers using the 10 bolt... and they are all likey full width.

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I wanted to see what you all thought of swapping in a Dana 44 and a chevy 10 bolt under the jeep. Does anyone know how much wider they are than the stock axles?
I have dana 44 ft and 12 bolt rear, out of 79 k5. Thats what I wanted, because of how high I was going. I wanted a wider stance to change my center of gravity. If I'm not mistaken they are 6''-7'' wider.

Pro..wider

Con.. my chevy dana 44 in front did not work with np231, hog head is on the pass side

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